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November 13th

VCSU Grabs 40 Rebounds in Win Over Crookston

November 13, 2012

It goes without saying that not every shot taken in a basketball game falls in, which is why many coaches focus on play after the shot. The difference between a team getting the ball back or giving it up falls in the hands of those underneath the basket grabbing rebounds.
In that regard, Valley City State University womens basketball coach Jill DeVries left pleased after the Vikings' 68-60 win over University of Minnesota — Crookston Monday at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse.

VCHS Theater Gearing Up for MASH Production

November 13, 2012

Valley City High School theater cast spent Monday gearing up for their MASH production that begins Tuesday by practicing their last full dress rehearsal before the production. During the rehearsal, cast members wore the Korean War uniforms and relics they were looking for.

About a month ago, drama director Carol Foth put out a call to area Korean War vets to lend their uniforms and other war memorabilia to the school for students to use as costumes and props in their upcoming MASH production.

Annual ‘Great American Smokeout’ Held Nov. 15

November 13, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

Nov. 15 marks the 37th Annual Great American Smokeout ― a day when everyone is encouraged to lead tobacco-free lives to improve their overall health and quality of life.

“We’re serious about protecting the health of North Dakotans, and the Great American Smokeout is a great opportunity to advance the most-powerful disease-prevention strategies we know: smoke-free policies,” said Vicki Voldal Rosenau, tobacco prevention coordinator at City-County Health District (CCHD).

ND AG Warns of Scam/Virus

November 13, 2012

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning state residents about a computer virus/computer scam using a false security warning claiming to be from the FBI threatening imprisonment unless the user follows instructions and pays a demanded fine.

Stenehjem said “by using the name of a government agency and threatening imprisonment, the scam artists hope to intimidate the victim into sending money immediately. This is the worst kind of scam.”

Monday Barnes County law enforcement personnel said that they had not seen any reports of the scam from local residents.

Student Competes in Beauty Pageant

November 13, 2012

Rachelle Muir didn’t plan on competing in the Miss America Scholarship Preliminary Pageant while her little sister Sarah lay unconscious in an Atlanta, Ga. hospital bed, but she did it anyway. It’s what her sister would have wanted, she said.

November 12th

VCHS Ends Volleyball Season with 3-0 Loss at EDC Tourney

November 12, 2012

FARGO — All year long, Valley City High School senior Jasmine Stevens played a crucial role in the volleyball team's offensive success, and when the team entered Friday's elimination match in the Eastern Dakota Conference tournament, coach Katy Van Dyke had her ready for more.
"I talked to her (Thursday) and told her 'I'm going to depend on you. You might not kill the ball every time, but you are so dependable about getting the ball over the net,'" Van Dyke said.

Nov. 12 local digest

November 12, 2012

VCSU Swept at A.I.I. Tourney
The Valley City State University volleyball team was eliminated on the first day of the Association of Independent Institutions' conference tournament Friday in Mayville.
The Vikings lost 3-0 to both Ashford (Iowa) University and Jamestown College.
Against Ashford, the Vikings had a hard time finding kills and fell 25-16, 25-15, 25-12.

Special Story Hour During Library Chocolate Day

November 12, 2012

Special Chocolate Day Story Hour at Library
Special to the Times-Record
Wednesday Valley City junior high school teacher Kristi Shanenko and her third-period eighth-grade reading class did a special library story hour recently at the Valley City/Barnes County Public Library.
The special story hour was in connection with the library's annual Chocolate Day fundraiser Saturday which raises money for children's materials.

Veteran’s Day 2012: Keith Hovland Vietnam Vet Recalls

November 12, 2012

Keith Hovland’s service during the Vietnam Conflict ended more than 40 years ago, but to him, it still feels like yesterday.

Veteran’s Day 2012: Rhiny Weber WWII Vet Got Bronze Star, Was POW

November 12, 2012

Rhiny Weber’s World War II military service may have been shorter than some of his contemporaries at two years, but during those two years he earned a Bronze Star, three battle stars, an infantry combat badge and a POW medal, and spent six months as a prisoner of war in Germany.

Weber became a U.S. soldier at the age of 20 in December 1943, and took basic and infantry training in Fannin, Texas. He spent his time as a soldier in Italy serving in the infantry with Company F, 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Division.

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